1. Bellamy Bros. Cherish 'Redneck Girls Forever'

    July 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After celebrating their 25th anniversary last year with two commemorative CD collections, the Bellamy Brothers are moving full steam ahead into the next chapter of their career with a new relationship with Curb Records and forthcoming album, …

  2. ABC Celebrates America's Musical Independence

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For ABC television's special "In Search of America: A July 4th Musical Celebration," host Peter Jennings says he wanted to connect aspects of American life through its music. For ABC television's special "In Search of America: A July 4th Musical Celebration,"…

  3. Billboard Bits: Entwistle, Dixie Chicks, Springsteen

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on John Entwistle, the Dixie Chicks, and Bruce Springsteen. Funeral services for Who bassist John Entwistle will be held next week, according to Universal Music Enterprises, parent of the band's label, MCA. As the services will be private, no details were released other than that…

  4. Legendary Jazz Bassist Ray Brown Dies

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson, and his one-time wife Ella Fitzgerald in a career that spanned more than half a century, has Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker,…

  5. Dead's Early England Voyage Documented

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After the Grateful Dead stormed foreign shores in the early 1970s, the band released the three-album set "Europe '72" (Warner Bros.) as a document of its longest trip abroad to that point. Thirty year After the Grateful Dead stormed foreign shores in the early 1970s, the band…

  6. The Who Launches Tour After Entwistle's Death

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of the Who turned their mourning into defiant energy in their first concert since last week's sudden death of founding bassist John Entwistle. Guitarist Pete Townshend and singer The surviving members of the Who turned their mourning into defiant energy in their…

  7. 'Dark Days' Ahead: Coal Chamber On The Road

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based hard rock quartet Coal Chamber is midway through a summer tour in support of its third album, "Dark Days," released in May via Roadrunner. The tour, which kicked off June 12, hit the Los Angeles-based hard rock quartet Coal Chamber is midway through a summer tour…

  8. Doors, STP, Dylan Saddle Up For 'Open Road'

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Doors, Stone Temple Pilots, Bob Dylan, and Tim McGraw are among the acts that will perform on select dates for motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson's 100th anniversary Open Road tour. The 10-ci The Doors, Stone Temple Pilots, Bob Dylan, and Tim McGraw are among the acts that will…

  9. Dolly Displays Her 'Halos & Horns'

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I make jokes about the fact that I had to get rich in order to be able to sing like I was poor again," Dolly Parton says, referring to the heartfelt Appalachian flavor of her new collection, "Halos & Horns." The album is…

  10. 27TunesOnTV

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 1-7, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 1 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Jack Johnson (also scheduled: Chris Rock; rebroadcast). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,…

  11. The Only Way to Know for Sure

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rollins Band is one of those rare groups that plays its guts out night after night, leaving nothing onstage but sweat and maybe a little blood. Rollins Band is one of those rare groups that plays its guts out night after night, leaving nothing onstage but sweat and maybe a little blood. The…

  12. A Final Conversation With The Who's John Entwistle

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Just six days before his death, legendary Who bassist John Entwistle said he was feeling like "an 18-year-old in a 57-year-old body." The artist, who was found dead yesterday (June 27) in Las Vegas of Just six days before his death, legendary Who bassist John Entwistle said he was…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Brian Adams, Elvis Presley, "Lilo & Stitch," and Nelly. WHAT MAKES SAMMY CHART?: While Bryan Adams has saved most of the songs he has written for himself, nine other acts have charted on Billboard's Hot 100 with songs composed by the Canadian rocker.…

  14. The Who's John Entwistle Dies In Vegas

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT John Entwistle, bassist for legendary U.K. rock act the Who, was found dead of an apparent heart attack today (June 27) in a Las Vegas hotel room, according to a spokesperson for the Clark County Coro John Entwistle, bassist for legendary U.K. rock act the Who, was found dead of an apparent…

  15. Waters Joined By Pink Floyd's Mason In London

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason made a surprise guest appearance on stage at his former colleague Roger Waters' Wembley Arena show in London last night (June 26). Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason made a surprise guest appearance on stage at his former colleague Roger Waters' Wembley…

  16. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Van Morrison, Keenan

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, Keenan As had been rumored , Bruce Springsteen will preview songs from his new album, "The Rising," July 30 on NBC's "Today" show, the day of the Columbia album's release. The Boss is expected to perform several songs with…

  17. Goodie Mob's Khujo Loses Leg In Accident

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Goodie Mob rapper Khujo was in a serious car accident in Atlanta early yesterday morning (June 25) and has lost his right leg below the kneecap, according to an Arista Records spokesperson. The spokes Goodie Mob rapper Khujo was in a serious car accident in Atlanta early yesterday morning …

  18. Stapp: Shock Delayed Medical Attention After Accident

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Creed singer Scott Stapp says that he was in shock following his April car accident and didn't realize the seriousness of his injuries until later. Creed singer Scott Stapp says that he was in shock following his April car accident and didn't realize the seriousness of his injuries…

  19. BET Bestows Honors On Outkast, Usher, Arie

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite music group honor at last night's (June 25) second annual BET Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Usher left with the best male R&B artist award, whi Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite music group honor at last night's (June 25)…

  20. Pavarotti Swan Song Set For 2005

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Luciano Pavarotti has picked a date to sing his last note -- on his 70th birthday, Oct. 12, 2005. He told Connie Chung on last night's (June 25) episode of her CNN show, "Connie Chung Tonight," Tenor Luciano Pavarotti has picked a date to sing his last note -- on his 70th…

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